Samuel Wilberforce
Samuel Wilberforce, FRS (7 September 1805 – 19 July 1873) was an English bishop in the Church of England, third son of William Wilberforce. Known as "Soapy Sam", Wilberforce was one of the greatest p...
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John Moore (bishop of Ely)
John Moore (1646–1714) was an English cleric, scholar, and book collector. He was bishop of Norwich (1691–1707) and bishop of Ely (1707–1714).
Bishop John Moore was descended from the ancient fami...
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Bill Ind
William "Bill" Ind (born 26 March 1942) is a retired English Anglican bishop. He was formerly the Bishop of Truro.The son of William Robert Ind and Florence Emily Spritey, Ind was educated at the Duk...
Leonard Wilson
John Leonard Wilson KCMG (23 November 1897 – 22 July 1970) was an Anglican bishop. He was Bishop of Singapore from 1941 to 1949 during the time of Japanese occupation and subsequently Dean of Manchest...
William Anderson (bishop of Salisbury)
William Louis Anderson DSC (11 February 1882 – 5 March 1972) was the Church of England Bishop of Portsmouth and then the Bishop of Salisbury. He also held what is believed to be the unique distinctio...
Wynne Willson
St John Basil Wynne Willson was an Anglican bishop in the first half of the 20th century. He was the Bishop of Bath and Wells from 1921 to 1937.He was born on 28 August 1868 and educated at Cheltenham...
Frank Woods (bishop of Winchester)
Frank Theodore Woods (15 January 1874 – 27 February 1932), who latterly signed his name as Theodore Winton:, was Bishop of Peterborough from 1916 to 1923 before being translated to the see of Winchest...
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Robert Wright (bishop)
Robert Wright (1560-1643) was an English Bishop.
Wright was born of humble parentage in St Albans, Hertfordshire, in 1560, and probably attended the refounded free school there (now St Albans Scho...
William of Northall
William of Northall (or William of Northolt) was a mediaeval Bishop of Worcester.
William was a clerk of Theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury and of Richard of Dover, also Archbishop of Cante...
Neil Campbell (bishop of the Isles)
Neil Campbell, M.A. (Scottish Gaelic: Niall Caimbeul) (c.1590–c.1643/47) was a Scottish clergyman who served in the Church of Scotland as the Bishop of the Isles from 1633 to 1638.The son of Neil ...
Thomas de Melsonby
Thomas de Melsonby (died after 1244) was a medieval Bishop of Durham-elect and Prior of Durham.Melsonby was the son of the rector of Melsonby. He was prior of a cell at Coldingham before being elected...
Richard de Capella
Richard de Capella or Richard of the Chapel (died 1127) was a medieval Bishop of Hereford.
Capella was a member of the chancery in charge of the king's seal during the reign of King Henry I of Eng...
John Potter (bishop)
John Potter (c. 1674 – 10 October 1747) was Archbishop of Canterbury (1737-1747).
He was the son of a linen-draper at Wakefield, Yorkshire. At the age of fourteen he entered University College, Ox...
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William Barlow (bishop of Chichester)
William Barlow (Barlowe; alias Finch) (died 1568) was an English Augustinian prior turned bishop of four dioceses, a complex figure of the Protestant Reformation. Aspects of his life await scholarly c...
Frederick Cornwallis
Frederick Cornwallis (5 March 1713 – 19 March 1783) was Archbishop of Canterbury, and the twin brother of Edward Cornwallis.
Cornwallis was born in London, England, the seventh son of Charles Corn...
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Bertram Simpson (bishop)
Dr. Bertram Fitzgerald Simpson (25 Sep 1883 - 16 July 1971) was a prominent Anglican cleric who served over half a century in the Diocese of London as Suffragan Bishop of Kensington (1932 to 1942) and...
Robin Woods
The Rt. Rev. Robert Wilmer Woods, KCMG, KCVO, always called Robin Woods, (born 14 February 1914, died 20 October 1997) was an English Anglican divine, Dean of Windsor and Bishop of Worcester.
Wood...
Séon Carsuel
Séon Carsuel (Anglicized: John Carswell, modern Scottish Gaelic: Seon Carsuail; c. 1522 – 1572) was a 16th-century Scottish prelate, humanist and Protestant reformer. Born early in the century, ...
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John Penny
John Penny (died 1520) was an English priest, successively Bishop of Bangor, 1504–1508, and Bishop of Carlisle, 1508–1520. He was also Prior to Bradley Priory 1503–1508.His education...
Harold Bradfield
Harold William Bradfield, DD, FKC, BD (20 September 1898 – 1 May 1960) was an Anglican clergyman who served as Bishop of Bath and Wells from 1946 to 1960.He was educated at Alleyn's School and K...
Alphege of Wells
Alphege (or Ælfheah) was the third Anglo-Saxon Bishop of Wells. He was consecrated in January 926, and died around 937.At the start of the reign of King Æthelstan in 924, Alphege was a member of his h...
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Bishop of the Isles
The Bishop of the Isles or Bishop of Sodor was the ecclesiastical head of the Diocese of Sodor, one of Scotland's thirteen medieval bishoprics. The bishopric, encompasing both the Hebrides and Mann, p...
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Edmund Pearce
The Rt. Rev. Edmund Courtenay Pearce was the inaugural Bishop of Derby from 1927 until his death in 1935. His brother Ernest was the Bishop of Worcester from 1919 to 1930.Born on 17 December 1870 and ...
Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
The Bishop of Saint Edmundsbury and Ipswich is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Saint Edmundsbury and Ipswich in the Province of Canterbury.The See has been vacant since 2013. The acti...
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Philip Yonge
Philip Yonge DD (1709–1783) was a British clergyman. He was appointed Bishop of Bristol in 1758, translated to become Bishop of Norwich in 1761 and died in that office in 1783.Yonge was the son of Fra...
Michael Whinney
Michael Humphrey Dickens Whinney is a Church of England bishop who served in two episcopal posts: he is also the great-great-grandson of Charles Dickens.He was born in Chelsea, London on 8 July 1930 a...
Mark Santer
Mark Santer (born 29 December 1936) is a retired Anglican bishop.Santer was educated at Marlborough College and Queens’ College, Cambridge before his ordination in 1964.After being a curate he was a t...
Æthelwine of Wells
Æthelwine (or Ethelwine or Aethelwine) was an Anglo-Saxon Bishop of Wells. He was consecrated 1013, and was expelled to make way for Brihtwine, but was restored and then once more expelled. He died po...
Hewlett Thompson
Geoffrey Hewlett Thompson (born 14 August 1929) is a retired Anglican bishop. He is a former Bishop of Exeter in the Church of England.Thompson was educated at Aldenham School and Trinity Hall, Cambri...